ABIM appoints 10 cardiologists to specialty boards and exam committees

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The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) announced several physicians have been appointed to its specialty boards and exam committees.

As specialty board members, the physicians will work with their colleagues and medical societies to develop certification and maintenance of certification credentials. The exam committee members will develop exams and assessments for certification and maintenance of certification credentials.

The following cardiologists have been appointed to exam committees:

  • Mina K. Chung, MD, clinical cardiac electrophysiologist at the Cleveland Clinic – the Cardiovascular Board Cardiovascular Disease Exam Committee.
  • Barbara Hutchinson, MD, PhD, managing partner of Chesapeake Cardiac Care, P.A. in Annapolis, Maryland – the Cardiovascular Board Cardiovascular Disease Exam Committee.
  • Dominick J. Angiolillo, MD, PhD, interventional cardiologist at the University of Florida Health System – the Cardiovascular Board Interventional Cardiology Exam Committee.
  • James C. Blankenship, MD, MHCM, interventional cardiologist at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania – the Cardiovascular Board Interventional Cardiology Exam Committee.
  • Emile Daoud, MD, chief of cardiac electrophysiology at the Ohio State University – the Cardiovascular Board Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Exam Committee.
  • N. A. Mark Estes III, MD, director of cardiac arrhythmia service at Tufts Medical Center in Boston – the Cardiovascular Board Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Exam Committee.
  • Paul A. Friedman, MD, vice chair of the department of cardiovascular medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota – the Cardiovascular Board Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Exam Committee.
  • Kalyanam Shivkumar, MD, PhD, director of the University of California, Los Angeles cardiac arrhythmia center and clinical cardiac electrophysiology program – the Cardiovascular Board Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Exam Committee.
  • Anne M. Dubin, MD, director of pediatric arrhythmia service at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford – the Cardiovascular Board Adult Congenital Heart Disease Exam Committee.
  • Arwa Saidi, MB, MEd, director of the adult congenital heart disease program at the University of Florida – the Cardiovascular Board Adult Congenital Heart Disease Exam Committee.

Click here for the full list of physicians who were appointed on July 6.